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curette

play
noun cu·rette \kyu̇-ˈret\

Definition of curette

  1. :  a surgical instrument that has a scoop, ring, or loop at the tip and is used in performing curettage

Variants of curette

less commonly

curet

Origin and Etymology of curette

French curette, from curer to cure, from Latin curare, from cura


First Known Use: 1753


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curette

verb cu·rette

Definition of curette

curetted

curetting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to perform curettage on

curettement

play \kyu̇-ˈret-mənt\ noun

1888

First Known Use of curette

1888

Variants of curette

less commonly

curet


Medical Dictionary

1

curette

noun cu·rette

Medical Definition of curette

  1. :  a surgical instrument that has a scoop, loop, or ring at its tip and is used in performing curettage

Variants of curette

also

curet

\kyu̇-ˈret\play

2

curette

transitive verb cu·rette

Medical Definition of curette

curetted

;

curetting

  1. :  to perform curettage on

curettement

\kyu̇-ˈret-mənt\play noun

Variants of curette

also

curet


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